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Library Assistant for Youth Services

Howland Public Library

The Howland Public Library in Beacon, NY has a part-time position open in our Youth Services Department for a Library Assistant, at an hourly rate of $15.50 for 20 hours per week, with the possibility of additional hours in summer.  HPL is a member of the New York State & Local Retirement System.

We are looking for a responsible, friendly, and team orientated individual who has experience working in a library or school setting with young children. Experience with STEAM programs for children highly preferred. The Youth Services Library Assistant works closely with the Youth Services Librarian to deliver outstanding programs to children birth to 18 years. The incumbent will have the following duties:

  1. Assist in developing and executing youth programs
  2. Outreach and collaboration with schools, parents, community organizations including conducting story time once a week with local children’s organizations such as Head Start.
  3. Reference assistance in Children’s Room
  4. Maintaining statistics
  5. Maintain and create displays in Children’s Room, assist in developing display ideas
  6. Assisting Librarian with special projects  (creating bibliographies, annual events, and collection development)
  7. Assist with Battle of the Books development, meetings, practices, etc.

Incumbent will work 20 hours at the following set schedule:

  1. Monday 11am-3pm
  2. Tuesday 11am-5:30pm
  3. Wednesday 1pm-4pm
  4. Thursday 11am-5:30pm
  5. One Saturday per month 11a- 3p -most likely the third or fourth Saturday (some flexibility here) in place of Monday hours
  6. Some flexibility in summer including possibility of adding more hours

Civil Service:
This position is a civil service provisional appointment pending future examination. Applicant must meet all Dutchess County Civil Service minimum qualifications for the position of Library Assistant and be reachable upon exam for permanent appointment. Civil service minimum qualifications are:
EITHER: (A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a bachelor's degree; OR:
(B) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's degree and two (2) years of paid work experience in the provision of non-clerical library activities which do not require the possession of a Master's degree in library science (i.e., the conduct of a specific library program including video or craft programs; the selection and processing of literature; or the preparation of library artwork and decoration); OR:
(C) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and four (4) years of paid work experience in the provision of non-clerical library activities which do not require the possession of a Master's degree in library science (i.e., the conduct of a specific library program including video or craft programs; the selection and processing of literature; or the preparation of library artwork and decoration); OR:
(D) An equivalent combination of education, training and experience between the limits of (A) and (C) above.

To Apply:
Please submit a resume and letter of interest to Director Kristen Salierno via email at director@beaconlibrary.org by March 1, 2019.

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CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship in Data Curation for the Sciences and Social Sciences

Union College

Apply now Job no: 492566
Appointment Type: Admin Full-time
Department: Schaffer Library
Categories: Administration
Position Grade: LS

Union College is offering a two-year CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship in Data Curation for the Sciences and Social Sciences. The fellow will play a key role in Union College’s new data initiative through the assessment of cross-departmental programming, policies, and infrastructure to explore opportunities and develop best practices around research data generated and used by the Union community. Reporting to the Director of Digital Scholarship and Public Services in Schaffer Library, the fellow will work closely with Information Technology Services, the Center for Data Analytics, and Content and Digital Library Systems staff to develop workflows for the creation, use, preservation opportunities, and retrieval of large, diverse, and increasingly complex data in a variety of disciplines, especially the sciences and social sciences. The fellow will also advise faculty and student researchers on sustainable workflows and best practices to ensure the discoverability, accessibility, and reproducibility of their datasets.

The ideal candidate will have both relevant academic training and experience with content management in the sciences and social sciences, though candidates with experience with data in the humanities will also be considered. The fellow is expected to continue to develop their own research and participate in training opportunities sponsored by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) as part of the Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Qualifications:
Ph.D. in social science or science fields. Other fields will be considered with commensurate data experience. Experience with content management and data use for research and teaching. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to work both collaboratively and independently in a team environment with a diverse group of individuals.

Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.

This is a full-time, two-year appointment holding library faculty status. It includes full benefits and professional development funding. Salary commensurate with experience.

Note:
All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check.

About Union College:
Officially chartered in 1795, Union College is the fifth-oldest liberal arts college in the country. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is a highly selective residential and undergraduate college, home to 2,200 students and 220 faculty, and offering 44 majors. Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.

Union College offers an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous 11% retirement plan contribution and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College:
Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

Non-Discrimination Policy:
Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

To Apply:
Please apply online by clicking here.

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Digital Scholarship and Instruction Librarian

Union College

Apply now Job no: 492565
Appointment Type: Admin Full-time
Department: Schaffer Library
Categories: Administration
Position Grade: LS

The Digital Scholarship and Instruction Librarian is responsible for the creation, coordination, and assessment of digital methods that support teaching and learning in the library. Reporting to the Director of Digital Scholarship & Public Services, the Librarian works closely with a diverse group of faculty, students, and staff engaging with emerging technology for projects and coursework. The incumbent will support scholarship at all levels by connecting students and faculty with methodology and best practices, as well as to the Library’s wealth of digital scholarly resources and programs. The incumbent collaborates with the Research Services, Special Collections, and Content & Digital Library Systems departments to support digital initiatives that enhance our instruction program and student research through training, workshops, and integration of digital pedagogy methods. The Librarian will stay abreast of new developments in the field, continuing to test and recommend new technology appropriate for library and instruction use. The person holding this position is expected to model best practices in student-centered pedagogy and their digital area of expertise, while maintaining a general awareness of the broad range of different digital technologies and methodologies available. This position will also help the Library cultivate relationships with campus and regional partners.

As a member of Research Services, the librarian will staff the reference desk and teach for the instruction program, critically assessing how technology can be leveraged to improve outcomes. As a member of the general faculty of Union College, the Librarian will also be expected to pursue a focused program of professional development, scholarly activity, and service.

Qualifications:
Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA- accredited program. Minimum of 2 years working with digital tools and methods in research center or library contexts. An equivalent combination of degree and experience will be considered. Demonstrated knowledge of existing and emerging technology broadly, with functional expertise in at least one form of digital pedagogy or scholarship methods (e.g. AR/VR, GIS, visualization, digital exhibitions, and/or computational text analysis). Demonstrated knowledge of learner-centered pedagogy and best practices in library instruction and information literacy at the college level. Commitment to undergraduate research, teaching, and learning. Strong collaborative and organizational skills. A successful record of working collaboratively with library colleagues, faculty, administrators, staff and students to accomplish goals. Must be safety conscious, be able to work with a diverse group of individuals and promote these ideals with library employees.

Note:
All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check.

About Union College:
Officially chartered in 1795, Union College is the fifth-oldest liberal arts college in the country. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is a highly selective residential and undergraduate college, home to 2,200 students and 220 faculty, and offering 44 majors. Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.

Union College offers an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous 11% retirement plan contribution and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College:
Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

Non-Discrimination Policy:
Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

To Apply:
Please apply online by clicking here.

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Library Adult and Teen Program Coordinator

Town of Esopus Library

The Town of Esopus Library is looking for a creative and motivated person to fill a part-time (25 hours/week) Adult and Teen Programming Coordinator position. The Adult and Teen Programming Coordinator is primarily responsible for planning, marketing, conducting, and facilitating programs for patrons ages 13 – up.  The incumbent will coordinate adult events and workshop series, as well as overseeing our ongoing weekly and monthly adult programs. The programmer will research, make contact and negotiate with potential program presenters and performers.  Programs include, but are not limited to, book talks, art and craft classes, history lectures, music, dancing and exercise groups. Our adult programming is vital and diverse, and responsive to patrons’ stated needs and preferences.

The Adult and Teen Programmer will offer innovative Teen programs, and approach Teen sessions with significant energy. This person will also initiate a Teen Volunteer program, collaborating with the Children’s Programmer to create fun and educational volunteer opportunities.  The incumbent must be technology savvy, and willing to learn and adapt to new and changing technologies. Teen programs include, but are not limited to 3-D printing, creating movies, Battle of the Books, Coding, and Gaming.
The Adult and Teen Programmer promotes programs via social media, e-newsletter, websites, email, fliers, and off-site visits to community groups and schools.  Detailed records must be kept pertaining to agreements with presenters and performers, as well as for the assessment of programs. This person must be able to work independently, as well as a part of a team.
The work schedule will be changeable, however, the hours are predominately afternoons and evenings. The following shifts are required: Thursday mornings, Saturdays and two evenings a week.  The incumbent will processes patron requests for library materials and information using an online database.  They will help patrons with the use of the computers and computer programs, and assist in finding library materials.

This person must be people-oriented. They will establish positive working relationships with staff and patrons and engage community partners in activities at the library and in the community.  They must communicate effectively in both oral and written form with customers and staff, and demonstrate skills in public speaking. They must exhibit flexibility, and a willingness to work in a dynamic, busy, and changing environment.

This is a provisional Civil Service position, and the candidate must meet minimum qualifications. Education and experience requirements: 1) A Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Library Science, English or Communications or closely related field and one year of experience in a library setting or performing duties related to the oversight, coordination and administration of programs for adults and/or teenagers, or 2) An Associates Degree in Education, Library Science, English or Communications or closely related field and 3 years of experience as described in #1, or 3) Graduation from high school and 5 years of experience, as described in #1, or 4) An equivalent combination of training and experience as indicated above.

Salary & Benefits:
The salary begins at $15.00 per hour, and includes benefits.  

To Apply:
Please send a meaningful cover letter, resume and three professional references to:  Brooke Dittmar, Director, Town of Esopus Library, PO Box 1167, Port Ewen, NY  12466, or email to esopusdirector@gmail.com.  Review of applications will begin immediately. The deadline for submission is February 28th.

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Senior Library Clerk - Full Time

Albany Public Library - Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch

Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered for this provisional civil service appointment.

General Statement of Duties:
Under the direction of the Head of Branch Services-Central, performs moderately complex library clerical operations requiring previous library training or knowledge of library techniques.  The position involves substantial public contact, assisting patrons with both use of the library collection and general policies and procedures of the library.  This class is distinguished from Library Clerk in that tasks performed are more complex, greater independence is exercised and supervision may be exercised over a small staff.  A considerable amount of time operating an alphanumeric keyboard is typical. Supervision may be exercised over a small number of Library Clerks, Pages, student assistants and volunteers.

Classification:  
Senior Library Clerk

Job Description:
Provides library policies and procedures information to the public at the circulation desk; Provides guidance to patrons on the use of the library collection; Searches for simple bibliographical data using standard sources, ILS, etc.; Reviews filing and other work of lower-level clerical employees; Maintains department work schedules; Assists in inventories; Compiles data for statistical reports; Performs registrations and circulation activities on computer terminal; Maintains acquisition and/or accession files and lists; Maintains correspondence with and notifies requestors about the status of items ordered when received, backordered or cancelled; Operates an alphanumeric keyboard to produce correspondence, reports and library documentation; Enters and retrieves information in an automated information system; Inspects returned library material for damage; Verifies due date and computes and receives overdue fines; Issues borrowers identification card according to established procedures and explains lending rules; Supervises and assigns work to Library Clerks and Pages; Under supervision of Librarian, enters bibliographic data on computer terminal; Prepares library material for circulation; Performs related work as required.

Required Skills and Abilities:
Good knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment as applied to library clerical work; Good knowledge of business arithmetic and English; Working knowledge of library services and practices; Ability to support appropriate computer software used in the library environment which includes internet browsers, office automation (word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, database) and multi-media software; Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; Ability to deal in a personable and friendly manner with the public; Ability to plan and supervise the work of others; Ability to operate an alphanumeric keyboard such as a typewriter, word processor or personal computer at an acceptable rate of speed; Ability to perform close, detail work involving considerable visual effort and strain; Clerical aptitude; Tact and courtesy.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma and one (1) year of library clerical experience.

Work Schedule: Total of 37.50 hours per week with day, evening and weekend shifts.
Supervisor: Head of Central Branch Services
Salary: $30,467 with a generous benefit package
Deadline: March 5, 2019

Apply to:
Marjorie Reinhart, Human Resources Manager
161 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY  12210 – send resume, cover letter and 3 professional references

Albany Public Library is an AA/EO institution and is committed to increasing diversity within its organization.

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Head of Adult Services (Librarian II)

Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library

The Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library welcomes candidates to apply for the position of Head of Adult Services (Librarian II). We are looking for a friendly, dynamic, community-focused individual to join our team. HKDPL has two locations and serves a diverse community of over 36,000 in Rockland County, NY.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Supervise the Adult Services Department, including training, scheduling and oversight of employees at both locations
  2. Provide reference services and oversee collection development
  3. Participate in the planning, implementation and evaluation of new and existing library programs and services
  4. Attend and provide professional development opportunities
  5. Participate as a member of the library’s supervisory team

Qualifications:

  1. New York State Public Librarian Certification
  2. Graduate library degree from an ALA-accredited program (MLS, MLIS, MSLS, MI, LIS, etc.)
  3. 2 years of post-degree library experience, 1 of which must have been in general adult services in a public library
  4. Excellent communication and inter-personal skills

Note:

  1. This is a civil service position
  2. Permanent appointment to the position is dependent upon the candidate’s rating on a Training & Experience Questionnaire provided by the Rockland County Department of Personnel

To Apply:
Send cover letter and resume to Claudia Depkin at cdepkin@rcls.org by February 28, 2019

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Librarian 1 Part-Time

Bethlehem Public Library

Bethlehem Public Library (Delmar, NY) is seeking a motivated Librarian to join the Public Services Team.  This is a part-time position.  The ideal candidate will be a friendly, approachable, customer service oriented individual with a positive attitude.  Bethlehem Public Library serves an active community, offering a wide range of services, programming and outreach.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary to engage users in an effort to offer varied assistance, promote library services and provide exceptional customer service.  The candidate must be comfortable working with and providing public service to all age groups.  

Applicants may be eligible for permanent appointment if they have a current or previous permanent civil service appointment to a Librarian 1 or higher in New York State, or if their names appear on the current Albany County Civil Service Librarian 1 list of eligibles.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
These duties involve responsibility for professional Librarian duties. Incumbents are expected to learn the specific applications of professional librarianship by the performance of duties under the supervision of professional librarians in higher-level positions. Instructions may be issued at the beginning of each new assignment. Employees in this class are assigned work progressively more difficult as their experience in the field broadens.  Supervision may be exercised over clerical personnel in particular tasks.  Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

  1. Provides readers’ advisory and reference services to library users;
  2. Performs original cataloging and classification of library materials;
  3. Instructs public on the effective use of library resources, including online resources;
  4. Assists in collection development, including selection and weeding of library materials;
  5. Secures special books and other library materials as requested by patrons;
  6. Performs on-line searches of computer databases;
  7. Compiles bibliographies;
  8. Conducts tours, book talks, multi-media programs, story times and other public programs;
  9. Serves as a liaison for activities with community groups or other libraries;
  10. Prepares statistical and/or narrative reports, memorandum and correspondence;
  11. Supervises the work of clerical, paraprofessional or volunteer personnel;
  12. Keeps informed of professional developments through participation in professional organizations, system meetings, workshops, continuing education courses, and reading professional materials.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  1. Good knowledge of modern principles and practices of library science;
  2. Good knowledge of on-line database systems;
  3. Good knowledge of bibliographical tools and sources;
  4. Good knowledge of modern library organizations, procedures, policies and sources;
  5. Ability to comprehend user's needs quickly and accurately both orally and in writing;
  6. Ability to perform close detail work;
  7. Ability to lift objects such as books, supplies and files; skill in the performance of technical library tasks;
  8. Accuracy; tact and courtesy in dealing with staff and the public;
  9. Physical condition commensurate with the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Possession of a graduate library degree from a library school located within New York State, which is registered by the State Education Department or from a library school program, which is accredited by the American Library Association.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  
At time of appointment and throughout employment:  Possession of a current New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate from the New York State Education Department.  Public librarian professional certificates issued as of January 1, 2010, and thereafter shall only remain valid when 60 hours of professional development are completed every five year period. Such periods will be defined as every five years from the initial certificate date [NYCRR Title 8 - Education, Section 90.7 (c)].

Schedule:  Monday 9am-1pm and every 3rd weekend (Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 12noon-5pm)
Salary:  $26.44 per hour

To Apply:
Application Deadline:  2/15/2019
Submit cover letter and resume to personneladministrator@bethpl.org

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Part-time Clerk

Pawling Library

The Pawling Library is looking for a part-time clerk to join our team by working at the circulation desk. This position will work three days on alternating weeks: Tuesday (5:00 PM – 8:00 PM), Saturday (9:30 AM – 4:00 PM), and either Monday or Friday (3:00 PM – 5:00 PM).
This job requires attention to detail, ability to work independently and with others, multi-tasking, and most importantly strong customer service skills.

The library clerk performs the following functions:

  1. All circulation duties: included but not limited to checking items in and out, pulling holds, processing materials, registering patrons, collecting fines, shelving and shelf maintenance.
  2. Provides information to the public on library policies and procedures.
  3. Performs routine searches and updates of computer records.
  4. Contacts patrons to deliver messages or information on library materials.
  5. Provides reference and readers advisory when needed.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned by the library director.

We are looking for a candidate with the following skills:

  1. Interest in library materials (such as books, movies, and video games) and library events.
  2. A large degree of comfort with technology.
  3. Ability to answer questions about the library.
  4. Ability to work cooperatively with others.

Position:
Part-Time: 11.5 hours per biweekly pay period

Pay:
$11.10 - $13.75/hr, depending on experience

Benefits:
After six months of employment, part-time employees accrue paid time off in proportion to their hours worked.

To Apply:
Interested individuals should apply online at https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/jobs/
Deadline to apply: Sunday February 24th

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Digital Library Resources Specialist

ONC BOCES

Position:
Library Technology Specialist or Digital Library Resources Specialist – Full-time, 10-month, 7.5 hour day (8 am – 4 pm), non-unit probationary, 10 summer per diem days
Location: Oneonta School Library Offices

Qualifications:
Library Technology Specialist (certification requirements):
* Must possess or be eligible for NY certification in School Media Specialist or Educational Technology.

Digital Library Resources Specialist (civil service requirements):
Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Masters in Library Science and one (1) year of full-time or its part-time equivalent in developing and delivering presentations; OR
Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science and three (3) years of full-time or its part-time equivalent in developing and delivering presentations.

Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to travel to ONC BOCES districts; strong presentation skills; strong communication (written and oral) and organizations skills; computer proficiency including Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and database management a requisite; self-starter and ability to work with a team.

Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will report directly to the Coordinator of SLS/Media Library. He/she will be an integral member of the School Library System team and will facilitate training for the ONC BOCES regional educators and school librarians. The Library Technology Specialist’s primary objective will be to support the organization’s operations and work with educators on integrating technology and resources into the curriculum through workshops.
Coordination of Online Resources

  1. Maintains overall supervision of a comprehensive, efficient and coordinated system for all online materials within the ONC BOCES SLS software.
  2. Serves as tech support for software, online subscriptions and management systems via on-site, e-mail, ZOOM and telephone for library media specialists, educators and technology coordinators.
  3. Responds to district resource-related troubleshooting requests.
  4. Serves as liaison between districts, software vendors and network administrators.
  5. Maintains and coordinate data for all systems.
  6. Compiles statistics for Interlibrary Loans and databases.
  7. Installs, converts and standardizes software.

Training Sessions

  1. Provides regional and on-site training sessions and workshop sessions in the use of ONC BOCES provided resources.
  2. Conducts workshops and in-service programs for districts to keep users informed of new applications and developments of management systems.

Other

  1. Attends regional and statewide meetings and conferences as related to job responsibilities.
  2. Utilizes various social media and technology platforms to share information, promote resources and develop guides for subscriptions.
  3. Assists the SLS Coordinator in planning and implementing new technologies.
  4. Supports schools with Cooperative Collection Development Co-Ser orders.
  5. Assists library media specialists with inventory, revisions and updates to program as needed.
  6. All other duties as requested by the Coordinator of School Library System.

Starting Date:
February 2019

Starting Salary & Benefits:
Salary per education and experience. Salary: $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year
Benefits offered:
* Health insurance
* Dental insurance
* Retirement benefits or accounts

To Apply:
A completed application must include an updated cover letter, updated resume, transcripts and at least three professional references can be submitted here.

Additional Information:
The selected applicant will be subject to a fingerprint support criminal history background check in accordance with SAVE Legislation effective July 1, 2001.

The Board of Cooperative Educational Services of the Sole Supervisory District of Otsego, Delaware, Schoharie and Greene Counties does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, genetic disposition or age in the educational programs or activities which it operates, including, but not limited to, access to facilities in accordance with the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act of 2001, 20 U.S.C. 7905, which requires equal access for the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups to meet at public schools.

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Content Management Librarian

SUNY Maritime College

About SUNY Maritime College:
SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.

Job Description:
The Content Management Librarian will lead technical services operations and maintain a collection development strategy to proactively develop a specialized print and electronic collection that supports the research, teaching, and learning needs of our students, faculty, and staff. The Content Management Librarian will also ensure that the library materials budget is efficiently allocated and aligned with established needs, assess the Library's current collections for ongoing relevance and/or historical value and continually assess the effectiveness of the collection via circulation and usage statistics.

Responsibilities:

  1. Processes payments for all print and digital monographs, serials, and databases
  2. Places orders, processes renewals, and resolves complex service problems
  3. Negotiates and tracks licenses
  4. Collaborates with the Collection Development Librarian and department liaisons to assess and coordinate renewals and selection of new resources
  5. Manages library management system (Alma) and discovery tool (Primo) to optimize access to library and archive collections and e-resources
  6. Collaborates with IT on data management and system integration
  7. Develops and maintains library cataloging and workflow policies, maintenance standards, and best practices for a shared ILS environment
  8. Creates original and copy cataloging for a wide range of formats, including serials, non-print materials, and e-resources, using current and emerging metadata schemas, principles and practices such as MARC, RDA, Library of Congress classification and Dublin Core
  9. Provides collection analytics, and supervises contract catalogers as needed
  10. Provides metadata consulting services for Library, Archives, and enterprise projects
  11. Employs emerging metadata schemas to link content across multiple data repositories, and improve search optimization and discoverability of internal and external data
  12. Ensures efficient daily operations, quality outcomes, and user satisfaction
  13. Participate in library instruction, including creation of research guides, in collaboration with fellow librarians;
  14. Trains staff and student workers as necessary
  15. Works with colleagues across SUNY and the profession on collections management initiatives
  16. Provides general and specialized reference service in person, via email, and through reference IM
  17. Serves as a subject liaison for developing resources and collections
  18. Teaches general library research classes to undergraduate and graduate students and develops customized supplementary materials/tools as needed for instruction sessions
  19. Cultivates and sustains collaborative relationships with faculty, students, and staff in support of campus teaching, learning, research, and student success
  20. Participates in professional service and research activities in support of promotion and tenure requirements
  21. Serves on college and library committees, participates in local, regional, and national associations, and engages in scholarly activity required for promotion and tenure

Requirements:
Required Qualifications:

  1. Master's degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA- approved foreign equivalent
  2. Ability to gather, analyze, and report data
  3. Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills
  4. Excellent communication skills, including listening, writing, and speaking
  5. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail
  6. Ability to work independently and perform complicated tasks with minimal supervision
  7. Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing assignments and needs
  8. Strong customer service ethic
  9. Demonstrated organizational and problem solving ability
  10. Knowledge of current and emerging trends in academic librarianship
  11. Evidence of successful collaboration
  12. Ability to work occasional nights and weekends

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience in an academic or research library
  2. Demonstrated technical-support skills
  3. Familiarity with current issues in electronic resources
  4. Experience training or teaching
  5. Familiarity with technical standards and formats relevant to electronic resources such as SUSHI, OpenURL, and COUNTER, link resolvers, proxy authentication, and discovery platforms
  6. Experience working with integrated library systems, such as ALMA
  7. Familiarity with or experience administering an electronic resources management system (ERMS)

Additional Information:
Classification/Salary Range: The Content Management Librarian is a UUP position. The anticipated salary range for the position is $50,000 - $55,000 annually, with an outstanding benefits package (for more information please see the UUP Benefit Summary). Review of applications to commence immediately and conclude when the position is filled.

Special Notes:
This is a full-time calendar year appointment UUP Position. Fair Labor Standard Acts (FLSA) Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Travel and interviews expenses will not be reimbursed.

Budget Title: Content Management Librarian
Local Title: Assistant Librarian
Line #: 00583

To Apply:
Persons interested in the above position should apply online. Please submit:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover letter with salary requirements
  3. Contact information for three professional references

Returning Applicants - Login to your SUNY Maritime Careers Account to check your completed application, check/edits your profile or to upload additional documents.

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SUNY Maritime College is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disabled/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For our full non-discrimination statement, see: http://www.sunymaritime.edu/affirmative-action

SUNY Maritime College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its students, faculty, staff, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore, in order to ensure the hiring of employees of the highest integrity and to maintain a safe campus community, SUNY Maritime College will conduct pre-employment background investigations on all individuals for whom employment is to be offered.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

If you need a disability related accommodation, please call The Office of Human Resource Services at (718) 409-7303 or email at hr@sunymaritime.edu. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (718) 409-7350. It can also be viewed on line by selecting University Police at www.sunymaritime.edu

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Research and Learning Technologies Librarian

SUNY Maritime College

About SUNY Maritime College:
SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.

Job Description:
The Research and Learning Technologies Librarian will coordinate planning, implementation, and outreach for faculty and student-facing services in the use of new physical and digital technologies in support of student research, scholarship, and in-class learning. The librarian is responsible for consultations, instructional services, and relevant reference support to members of the SUNY Maritime College both in-person and virtually. The librarian will support both scholarship initiatives and engage technologies emerging as critical to research and teaching to meet the evolving needs of faculty, students, and staff. The librarian will also participate in service programs across the Library including research information management, new forms of scholarly communication, and other committees.

Responsibilities:

  1. Engage faculty and students to explore new technologies around which the Library may build research and learning support services
  2. Manage the evolving slate of library technology service operations
  3. Manage and maintain computer and other technology workstations in the Library as needed
  4. Participate in strategic curricular design and integrations, facilitating learning outcomes for students working with creative technologies in the classroom
  5. Participate in the collaborative libraries-wide efforts to extend technology learning support to students and faculty across the curriculum through resource development and communication
  6. Ensures efficient daily operations, quality outcomes, and user satisfaction
  7. Participate in library instruction, including creation of research guides, in collaboration with fellow librarians;
  8. Trains staff and student workers as necessary
  9. Works with colleagues across SUNY and the profession on collections management initiatives
  10. Provides general and specialized reference service in person, via email, and through reference IM
  11. Serves as a subject liaison for developing resources and collections
  12. Teaches general library research classes to undergraduate and graduate students and develops customized supplementary materials/tools as needed for instruction sessions
  13. Cultivates and sustains collaborative relationships with faculty, students, and staff in support of campus teaching, learning, research, and student success
  14. Participates in professional service and research activities in support of promotion and tenure requirements
  15. Serves on college and library committees, participates in local, regional, and national associations, and engages in scholarly activity required for promotion and tenure

Requirements:
Required Qualifications:

  1. Master's degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA¬ approved foreign equivalent
  2. High degree of current awareness in computers and related technologies in emerging use at institutions of higher education
  3. Aptitude for teaching and developing instructional content and documentation
  4. Knowledge of modern computing platforms
  5. Ability to gather, analyze, and report data
  6. Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills
  7. Excellent communication skills, including listening, writing, and speaking
  8. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail
  9. Ability to work independently and perform complicated tasks with minimal supervision
  10. Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing assignments and needs
  11. Strong customer service ethic
  12. Demonstrated organizational and problem solving ability
  13. Knowledge of current and emerging trends in academic librarianship
  14. Evidence of successful collaboration
  15. Ability to work occasional nights and weekends

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience in an academic or research library
  2. Demonstrated technical-support skills
  3. Familiarity with current issues in library technologies
  4. Experience training or teaching
  5. Experience working with a learning management system, such as Blackboard

Additional Information:
Classification/Salary Range: The Research and Learning Technologies Librarian is a UUP position. The anticipated salary range for the position is $50,000 - $55,000 annually, with an outstanding benefits package (for more information please see the UUP Benefit Summary). Review of applications to commence immediately and conclude when the position is filled.

Special Notes:
This is a full-time calendar year appointment UUP Position. Fair Labor Standard Acts (FLSA) Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Travel and interviews expenses will not be reimbursed.

Budget Title: Research and Learning Technologies Librarian
Local Title: Assistant Librarian
Line #: 00402

To Apply:
Persons interested in the above position should apply online. Please submit:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover letter with salary requirements
  3. Contact information for three professional references

Returning Applicants - Login to your SUNY Maritime Careers Account to check your completed application, check/edits your profile or to upload additional documents.

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SUNY Maritime College is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disabled/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For our full non-discrimination statement, see: http://www.sunymaritime.edu/affirmative-action

SUNY Maritime College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its students, faculty, staff, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore, in order to ensure the hiring of employees of the highest integrity and to maintain a safe campus community, SUNY Maritime College will conduct pre-employment background investigations on all individuals for whom employment is to be offered.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

If you need a disability related accommodation, please call The Office of Human Resource Services at (718) 409-7303 or email athr@sunymaritime.edu. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (718) 409-7350. It can also be viewed on line by selecting University Police at www.sunymaritime.edu

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Part-time Library Director

Delevan Yorkshire Public Library

The Delevan Yorkshire Public Library is seeking an experienced professional to serve in a part time position of no more than thirty hours a week as Library Director.  This person will need creative abilities to expand use of our current library services, to develop new ones as needed and to actively promote the Library’s presence and importance in our community.   Strong communication, interpersonal and time management skills are necessary.  A good knowledge of modern library policies, procedures and services, and a broad knowledge of the use of technology (in house and more widely in the library world) are also necessary.  Participation in local, regional, state and national professional library groups is expected.  

Duties:
The Library Director will report to the Board of Directors.  Director’s duties will include expanding and managing the Library’s collection; supervision, hiring and training of staff and volunteers; strategic planning and goal setting; policy writing and its implementation; budget preparation and oversight of expenditures and revenue tracking; facility management; preparing a variety of reports; grant writing and keeping and maintaining records.

Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree and three or more years of related experience are required.  More education is preferred.

To Apply:
Please submit a letter and resume to delyorkpublib@yahoo.com.  Additionally, applications will be accepted by USPS.  Please send paper copies to:

Attention: Search Committee
Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library
POB 185
Delevan, NY 14042

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Director

Amagansett Free Library

The Amagansett Free Library, in Amagansett, New York seeks an energetic director with vision and initiative to replace a much-admired director retiring this year. Our new director will lead us in future library trends and facilitate our evolving role as Amagansett’s premier cultural and information resource for children and adults. The ideal candidate is an effective, flexible leader with strong people skills and a cooperative “can do” attitude. She/he must be willing to work with a small professional staff and be the face of the library in a diverse community with a year-round population of 1,200 that surges in summer to become a dense population with global reach and influence. This position reports to a seven-member Board of Trustees.

Salary:
Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program or equivalent training required.
  2. Must possess NYS Public Librarian Certificate or be able to obtain.
  3. Significant, relevant experience as a supervisor in a library.

Attributes and Skills:

  1. Effective, congenial & collaborative with library patrons, community, supporters, staff, and trustees.
  2. Self-motivated with strong leadership skills.
  3. Up to date with technology and service trends.
  4. Able to implement new services.
  5. Possessing budgeting and financial management skills.
  6. Cognizant of fiduciary regulations and laws that affect the library.
  7. Effective communicator with judgment and tact.
  8. Engaged with community concerns & interests.
  9. Experienced with literary, arts, music and children’s programming.
  10. Fundraising experience desirable

Duties:

  1. Board Relations: attend monthly Board and Committee meetings, make recommendations for new services, initiatives and policies.
  2. Staff: work collegially with staff and oversee recruitment, training, evaluations and management.
  3. Planning: evaluate and plan for effective services and appropriate resources.
  4. Finance: prepare budgets, supervise expenditures and negotiate competitive costs for services and materials.
  5. Public Relations: promote the library by interacting with patrons, supporters, local schools, government bodies and community organizations, represent the library at public events and obtain feedback from the community.
  6. Facilities: oversee maintenance and improvements of the library building and grounds.
  7. Programming: supervise and initiate an expanding menu of literary, art, film, music, science, public affairs and children’s services, programs and events.
  8. Community Support: continue to facilitate generous financial, material and service commitments from our local community and beyond

This is an Association Library and not a part of the civil service system.

To Apply:
Please send a copy of your cover letter, resume, and three professional references no later than February 15, 2019 to: AmagansettDirectorSearch@Suffolknet.org

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Business Resource Center (BRC) Coordinator

Simsbury Public Library, Simsbury, CT

Simsbury Public Library seeks a dynamic, outgoing, self-directed, customer-focused librarian who has a passion for business, entrepreneurship and career development to lead the Library’s award-winning Business Resource Center.  Candidates should have strong teaching, organizational, problem solving and planning skills, as well as the ability to build partnerships. A commitment to assisting job seekers and businesses of all sizes grow and prosper is essential, as is thorough knowledge of business/financial/career information resources, marketing and public relations. The BRC Coordinator must work well independently and be a team player. An inventive and responsive approach to the development and management of services is essential, as well as the ability to successfully communicate, both orally and in writing, to a variety of audiences. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to and enjoy collaboration, outreach, networking and engagement.  This position requires some evening, weekend and early morning hours.

Salary:
$65,794-$78,631 plus benefits, 35 hour work week.

To Apply:
For a complete job description, minimum requirements and to apply go to www.simsbury-ct.gov/jobs Application deadline: February 26, 2019.

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Director of Special Collections & Archives/Librarian

Union College, Schaffer Library

Apply now Job no: 492555
Appointment Type: Admin Full-time
Department: Schaffer Library
Categories: Administration
Position Grade: LS

The Director of Special Collections and Archives will provide vision and leadership for managing and using the unique special collections and archives to support and expand modes of research, teaching and scholarly communication.  The Director will lead, manage and assess all archival and special collections functions of the unit including, appraisal, arrangement, description, and creation of access tools for archival records. The Director is responsible for developing programs and services to curate and promote special collections and archives by providing access to rare books, manuscripts and archival resources, teaching primary research skills and fostering the creation of new knowledge.  The Director will collaborate with the Kelly Adirondack Center staff and Director and Curator of Art and Exhibitions to raise awareness of the College’s cultural resources and heritage.  The Director will serve on the library’s Library Planning Team to work collaboratively to advise the College Librarian on strategy, budgets, program development and grants.  The Director is responsible for managing, supporting and developing a group of diverse library employees.  As a member of the library faculty, the Director is also expected to pursue a focused program of professional development, scholarly activity and college service.

The department's manuscript collections are especially rich in material  pertaining to nineteenth century Union College alumni, faculty, and administration, such as the John Bigelow (Union Class of 1835) Collection which includes books, letters and manuscripts.  The rare book collection contains a rich subset of artists' books, significant works of American and British literature, and important work on the history of science and early technology.  Other areas of strength in the book collections include Schenectady history, the history of General Electric, and early American humor.  

Qualifications:
Master’s degree in library or information science required from an ALA-accredited program with advanced coursework in archival management or a Masters of Archival Studies.  ACA certification preferred; Minimum of five years of experience in academic library management in an academic special collections or archives setting; An equivalent combination of degree and experience will be considered; Knowledge of emerging digital technologies and an understanding of how technology has and continues to transform academic libraries, digital scholarship, teaching, and curation; A successful record of progressively responsible experience in employee development, change management and team building, including a demonstrated commitment to building and supporting a diverse and inclusive library faculty and staff; Demonstrated knowledge of current principles, best practices and standards of special collections and archives; Demonstrated ability to learn, experiment, and advance skill sets to meet challenges associated with emerging technologies; Demonstrated experience managing archival content management systems such as ArchivesSpace or similar software; Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education; Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing; Evidence of effectiveness in the field, as well as scholarly activities and professional services; Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, project planning and management, implementing and assessing program services; Experience with grant writing, public outreach and project management; A successful record of working collaboratively with a diverse group of library colleagues, faculty, administrators, staff and students to accomplish goals.

Note:
All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check.

About Union College:
Officially chartered in 1795, Union College is the fifth-oldest liberal arts college in the country. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is a highly selective residential and undergraduate college, home to 2,200 students and 220 faculty, and offering 44 majors. Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.

Union College offers an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous 11% retirement plan contribution and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College:
Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

Non-Discrimination Policy:
Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

To Apply:
For more details and to apply, click here.

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Executive Director

Minuteman Library Network

Minuteman Library Network, in Natick, Massachusetts, is seeking an Executive Director. This is a rare opportunity to lead an innovative, collaborative, future facing, membership-driven library network in the Metrowest Boston area.

Top candidates’ experience should reflect our core values:  encouragement of consensus-building, acceptance of a diversity of opinions, attitudes of respect and open-mindedness, and a willingness to take informed risks.

The Minuteman Library Network is a diverse group of 41 public and academic libraries plus a Central Site staff working together to provide excellent service and value to member libraries and their patrons through current technologies, efficient resource sharing, collaboration, and shared expertise. Minuteman is funded through annual membership fees, along with support for telecom and resource sharing through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC).

Formed in 1983, Minuteman Library Network serves the Metrowest Boston communities in Massachusetts, a vibrant region with a strong culture of support for libraries, education, and innovation. The Central Site office is conveniently located in Natick, with quick access to major roadways including I-90 and Route 9, as well as an abundance of shopping and restaurant options.  

The Executive Director’s job description and how to apply can be accessed here: https://www.minlib.net/employment-opportunities .  We look forward to seeing your resume, cover letter, and three professional references. Travel stipend considered for top candidates.
For more information about Minuteman, visit our website: www.minlib.net

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Serves as Executive Director, providing overall leadership (technical, strategic, financial management, and programmatic) in accordance with Minuteman Library Network’s mission, policies, procedures and goals.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Establishes and sustains strong working relationships with the MLN Board of Directors and MLN members. Works with the Board of Directors to develop and implement policies, procedures and goals. Evaluates needs, develops strategic plans, and proposes services, activities, and changes in operation. Facilitates the work of the Board, the Membership Committee, and other groups, and provides direction and technical assistance.
  2. Develops the organization’s annual operating and capital budgets in collaboration with the Finance Committee. Requests and receives budget input from department heads. Determines revenue sources, monitors account expenses, and oversees budget compliance. Creates requests for proposals, evaluates vendors and negotiates vendor contracts. Reviews and approves invoices and bank statements.
  3. Administers the Integrated Library System (ILS), assuring the security and integrity of the technology (hardware, databases, application software, telecommunications, etc.). Negotiate contracts in the best interests of MLN with the ILS vendor.
  4. Applies for and administers grants, writes required reports on programs receiving funding. Advocates for funding at the state and federal levels.
  5. Monitors and evaluates emerging library and consumer technologies in order to support continual improvement of the organization. Reports to Membership on how trends in non-library fields (retail, education, consumer electronics, etc.) are likely to impact library service. Monitors state, regional, and national trends regarding information infrastructure in order to maintain the high level of service member libraries provide.
  6. Communicates regularly with Network members and library directors in response to inquiries and to explain and interpret policies and services. Coordinates communication by phone, email, site visits, and written correspondence.
  7. Supervises all staff within the organization and directly manages the work of department heads and the systems administrators. Schedules and assigns work. Manages human resources, including regular performance reviews of the staff. Plans and oversees for future staffing needs.  
  8. Advocates for MLN at the local and state level as appropriate. Markets network services to area libraries and provides quotes for membership to potential new members. Travels to local, regional and national library related conferences regularly. Stays current with library related technology trends.
  9. Monitors the building and grounds to ensure proper use and maintenance.
  10. Performs special projects and other related duties as required, directed, or as the situation dictates.
  11. Regular attendance at the workplace is required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:
Supervises all employees within the organization, including interview and selection, training and development, scheduling, performance evaluation recommending pay increases, counseling, discipline and termination.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution is preferred. At least three (3) years of executive management level (with budget responsibility) experience is required. A Master’s degree in a related field and management experience in government, business, higher education, or non-profit enterprises will be considered.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Proven knowledge of library automation, telecommunications, and emerging technologies.
  2. Experience and skill in strategic planning, fiscal management, and grant writing.
  3. Demonstrated commitment to resource-sharing and access to information in a member-driven environment.
  4. Proven ability to negotiate with vendors.
  5. Understanding of the needs and governance of libraries of all types and sizes.
  6. Proficient using Windows, Excel and other Microsoft Office programs and other software necessary for assigned duties. Advanced Excel skills are essential.
  7. Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing, and to maintain effective work relationships.
  8. Group facilitations skills and experience working with Boards, committees and other professional groups.
  9. Comfortable with public speaking duties.
  10. Experience in training, supervision, and personnel management.
  11. Ability to coordinate and delegate a variety of tasks in a continually changing environment.
  12. Familiarity with issues of consortia.
  13. Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is required.

WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is performed in a normal office environment not subject to extremes of noise, temperature, odor, etc. Operates computer, printer, photocopier, fax machine, projector, and other office equipment. Work requires extended periods of sitting, reaching, typing, mousing, and other small muscles tasks. May occasionally require bending, lifting, and other large muscle tasks.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people hired to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities or duties assigned. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

External or internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the Board of Directors on a case by case basis.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer, as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

TO APPLY:
Please email your cover letter, resume, and three references to Ms. Jane Peck at MLNSearchCommittee@minlib.net

SALARY: Starts at $115,000 with benefits
CLOSING DATE: March 1, 2019
START DATE: July 1, 2019

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Digital Scholarship & Open Educational Resources Librarian

SUNY Maritime College

About SUNY Maritime College:
SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.

Job Description:
The Digital Scholarship and Open Educational Resources Librarian supports the service portfolio of the Library by providing client service, technical expertise, training, and support for tools and practices used by faculty, researchers, students, librarians, and other partners engaged with digital scholarship and publishing. The position also coordinates the College's Open Educational Resource initiatives as a way to reduce the cost of higher education and improve student success. The Digital Scholarship and Open Educational Resources Librarian will contribute towards the vision and development of forthcoming initiatives, including a center to support digital scholarship, and provide a more cohesive and holistic service environment for scholars. Working with other librarians, staff, and campus partners, the incumbent will develop, implement, expand, and sustain services, including the technical infrastructure, that advance Library and campus digital scholarship and open educational resource activities to support contemporary research, teaching and learning practices.
* Serve as the primary digital scholarship resource within the Library.    

  1. Provide consultation for digital publishing software and methods, including WordPress, Omeka, open access, and open educational resources.
  2. Help scholars use common digital humanities tools and methods, such as text analysis; web scraping; GIS; scanning and OCR; data visualization; audio and video production; etc.
  3. Provide instruction and training on digital scholarship tools, techniques, and methodologies.

* Serve as a catalyst and facilitator for the Library's digital scholarship activities.

  1. Evaluate user needs and service gaps; testing new tools, platforms, and software with an eye to potential deployment at SUNY Maritime; staying current on tools, trends, and methods to enhance services.
  2. Participate in outreach and promotional events and maintain our web presence for digital scholarship services and open resources.
  3. Partner with faculty and other researchers, and partners and vendors, as needed, to plan and create effective, innovative and sustainable digital scholarship projects.
  4. Initiate, build, and nurture relationships within the Library, campus, and external communities to develop and implement digital scholarship services based on researcher needs, current standards, and best practices.

* Manage the College's Open Resource initiatives.

  1. Advocate effectively for OER to a variety of audiences and maintain focus on activities that will generate significant ROI.
  2. Advise on metadata creation related to publishing and repository services.
  3. Advise faculty, students, and other researchers on using digital tools and techniques to enrich their research and provide access to their scholarship.
  4. Coordinate campus wide OER training events.
  5. Stimulate adoption of OER through faculty grants and a promotional campaign.
  6. Evaluate the initiative's ROI by measuring performance metrics like adoption rate, cost-savings, and student performance.

* Maintain awareness of emerging digital scholarship trends, technologies, tools, methods, standards, and initiatives and evaluate their usefulness to the local environment.
* Participate in professional service and research activities in support of promotion and tenure requirements.
* Serve on college and library committees, participate in local, regional, and national associations, and engage in scholarly activity required for promotion and tenure.
* Other duties as assigned by the Library Director.

Requirements:
Required Qualifications:

  1. Master's degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA-approved foreign equivalent.
  2. Evidence of strong public service orientation and experience.
  3. Curiosity about and comfort with new technologies.
  4. Ability to work occasional nights and weekends.
  5. Experience with OER and/or scholarly communication.
  6. Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both as a team member and independently and to promote teamwork among colleagues.
  7. Capacity to thrive in an exciting, ambiguous, future-oriented environment and to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities.
  8. Exposure to digital scholarship services in libraries.
  9. Demonstrated experience in the use and application of digital scholarship or digital humanities tools, technologies, approaches and platforms (such as textual analysis, data visualization, multimodal publishing, or digital exhibits).
  10. Understanding of the research lifecycle and demonstrated knowledge of the ways that new technologies are affecting the production of scholarship.
  11. Effective instructional, presentation, organizational, and communication skills.
  12. Demonstrated ability to manage and balance multiple projects and priorities.
  13. Strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Second master's degree in relevant subject area.
  2. Data curation and metadata use in libraries or digital humanities contexts.
  3. Advanced skills in one or more of the following areas: GIS, media digitization (images, audio, video), data visualization.
  4. Some knowledge of programming and scripting languages (e.g., Python, R, JavaScript, Ruby, MySQL, PHP).
  5. Familiarity with research methodologies and processes across a range of disciplines.
  6. Experience leading startup initiatives.
  7. Experience working in a digital scholarship center.
  8. Engagement or active participation with national or regional digital scholarship initiatives.
  9. Experience with grant writing and fulfilling grant reporting requirements.

Additional Information:
Classification/Salary Range: The Digital Scholarship & Open Educational Resources Librarian is a UUP position. The anticipated salary range for the position is $50,000 - $52,000 annually, with an outstanding benefits package (for more information please see the UUP Benefit Summary). Review of applications to commence immediately and conclude when the position is filled.

Special Notes:
This is a full-time calendar year appointment UUP Position. Fair Labor Standard Acts (FLSA) Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

Budget Title: Digital Scholarship & Open Educational Resources Librarian
Local Title: Assistant Librarian
Line #: 00556

To Apply:
Persons interested in the above position should apply online. Please submit:
* Resume/CV
* Cover letter with salary requirements
* Contact information for three professional references
Returning Applicants - Login to your SUNY Maritime Careers Account to check your completed application, check/edits your profile or to upload additional documents.

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SUNY Maritime College is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disabled/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For our full non-discrimination statement, see: http://www.sunymaritime.edu/affirmative-action

SUNY Maritime College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its students, faculty, staff, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore, in order to ensure the hiring of employees of the highest integrity and to maintain a safe campus community, SUNY Maritime College will conduct pre-employment background investigations on all individuals for whom employment is to be offered.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

If you need a disability related accommodation, please call The Office of Human Resource Services at (718) 409-7303 or email at hr@sunymaritime.edu. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (718) 409-7350. It can also be viewed on line by selecting University Police at www.sunymaritime.edu

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Teen Librarian

Ogden Farmers’ Library

Reports To:
Library Director

Work Hours:
52 weeks/year, 6-8 hours / day, 5 days / week (35 hours / week)

General Duties:
Librarians provide reference and research assistance to the public.  They have collection development duties, with each librarian taking a different area of responsibility (adult, children’s, etc.).  They organize programming of public interest, promote the library, and supervise the library in the absence of the director.

The Teen Services Librarian focuses on collections and services for patrons in grades 6-12. They will be expected to work with the local school librarians to promote Summer Reading and other library events and services.  Due to the small nature of the library, the Teen Services Librarian will also perform duties for other collections, including the eBook/eAudio collection and our extensive genealogy and local history collection.

Specific Job Duties:
* Provide reference services to all patrons over the phone, in person, and via internet
* Training patrons in use of library materials.
* Shift supervision of clerks and pages
* Collection development tasks such as purchasing and weeding the collection.
* Outreach, including creation of promotional materials and visiting other locations to promote the library.
* Opening and closing the library.
* Staying up to date on changes in the field of librarianship.
* Create and run programming of interest to the Ogden community.
* Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
* Masters of Library Science or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited institution.
* Exemplary customer service skills
* Familiarity with all technology currently in use in libraries
* Ability to perform the physical demands of the job.
* Ability to organize, prioritize and complete work assignments independently.
* Willingness to work additional hours as required.
* Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Desirable Qualifications:
* Previous work experience in this area.
* Subject-matter specific knowledge in the area of responsibility assigned; specifically Teen services and/or Genealogy.

Physical Demands:
* Ability to walk, stand, reach, kneel and bend.
* Ability to lift 40 pounds.

Salary:            
Based on experience, starting at $35,000 / yr

Benefits:
* As a staff employee working more than 20 hours a week, the position receives 1 X weekly hours per year vacation time and 2 X weekly hours per year PTO.  This is usable after 30 days and vacation increases in years 2, 5, 10, and 20.
* As a full-time staff member, health insurance is available.  Staff member pays 25% of the premium.
* An IRA is available, but Ogden Farmers’ Library does not participate in the NYS retirement system.

To Apply:
There is a full-time Teen librarian position available at Ogden Farmers’ Library, which will be open after February 22, 2019.  Anyone who meets the qualifications below is invited to apply.  To apply, please send cover letter and resume to the library via email – jcohen@ogdenlibrary.com.  The library will be accepting applications until the position is filled; preference will be given to applications submitted by February 8, 2019.

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Subject Librarian for Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Computer Science and Engineering

University at Albany Libraries

The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, creative librarian to serve as the subject librarian for chemistry, physics, mathematics and statistics, computer science, and engineering. This position supports several programs within the College of Arts and Sciences and the new College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Other subject responsibilities may be assigned contingent on the successful candidate's qualifications and institutional needs. This position reports to the Director of Collections and requires travel between uptown and downtown campus locations.

Responsibilities:
* Serves as the subject liaison to the assigned departments and provides outreach to and support for faculty and students
* Evaluates, maintains and develops library collections and manages subject acquisitions budgets
* Participates in library projects and initiatives
* Provides subject-related instruction and teaches workshops
* Provides in-depth research consultation and support for scholarly communication services for faculty and students in the assigned subject areas
* Collaborates with colleagues responsible for related disciplines to provide coverage for interdisciplinary subjects
* Creates and maintains subject websites and research guides
* Provides general reference services during assigned hours, including some evenings and weekends
* Research, publication, and service to the Libraries, University, and profession are expected to satisfy criteria for continuing appointment (tenure) and promotion.

Academic rank:
Assistant Librarian or Senior Assistant Librarian (rank will be determined by the successful candidate's qualifications)

About the University at Albany:
Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research, and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,900 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, NY, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City, and the Adirondacks.

To Apply:
For additional information, including qualification requirements and application instructions:
https://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=106095
Application deadline: February 13, 2019

The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer.

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Assistant Library Director

Long Beach Public Library

The Long Beach Public Library will be accepting applications for the position of Assistant Library Director. This position is administered by the City of Long Beach Civil Service Commission. Information about LBPL can be found at: www.longbeachlibrary.org

To Apply;
The position announcement, including responsibilities, qualifications, compensation, and test information can be found at here: Civil Service AD

 Deadline for applications is February 19, 2019.

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Library Director

Long Beach Public Library

The Long Beach Public Library Board of Trustees is looking for an energetic and creative candidate to manage, develop, and innovate library services in a main building and 2 satellite branches in a diverse seaside community of nearly 40,000. A member of the Nassau Library System, LBPL has been a leader in providing exceptional community programming and excellent library service.

Visit the library’s website at: www.longbeachlibrary.org

To Apply:
This position is administered by the City of Long Beach Civil Service Commission. The announcement, including qualifications, responsibilities, salary and test information and how to apply can be found at here: Civil Service Info

Deadline for applications is February 19, 2019

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Librarian

 Ogden Farmers’ Library

Work Hours:
52 weeks/year, 6-8 hours / day, 5 days / week (35 hours / week)

General Duties:
Librarians provide reference and research assistance to the public.  They have collection development duties, with each librarian taking a different area of responsibility (adult, children’s, etc.).  They organize programming of public interest, promote the library, and supervise the library in the absence of the director.
The Teen Services Librarian focuses on collections and services for patrons in grades 6-12. They will be expected to work with the local school librarians to promote Summer Reading and other library events and services.  Due to the small nature of the library, the Teen Services Librarian will also perform duties for other collections, including the eBook/eAudio collection and our extensive genealogy and local history collection.

Specific Job Duties:
* Provide reference services to all patrons over the phone, in person, and via internet
* Training patrons in use of library materials.
* Shift supervision of clerks and pages
* Collection development tasks such as purchasing and weeding the collection.
* Outreach, including creation of promotional materials and visiting other locations to promote the library.
* Opening and closing the library.
* Staying up to date on changes in the field of librarianship.
* Create and run programming of interest to the Ogden community.
* Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
* Masters of Library Science or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited institution.
* Exemplary customer service skills
* Familiarity with all technology currently in use in libraries
* Ability to perform the physical demands of the job.
* Ability to organize, prioritize and complete work assignments independently.
* Willingness to work additional hours as required.
* Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Desirable Qualifications:
* Previous work experience in this area.
* Subject-matter specific knowledge in the area of responsibility assigned; specifically Teen services and/or Genealogy.

Physical Demands:
* Ability to walk, stand, reach, kneel and bend.
* Ability to sit for extended periods
* Ability to lift 40 pounds.

Salary:
Based on experience, starting at $35,000 / yr

Benefits:
* As a staff employee working more than 20 hours a week, the position receives 1 X weekly hours per year vacation time and 2 X weekly hours per year PTO.  This is usable after 30 days and vacation increases in years 2, 5, 10, and 20.
* As a full-time staff member, health insurance is available.  Staff member pays 25% of the premium.
* An IRA is available, but Ogden Farmers’ Library does not participate in the NYS retirement system.

To Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to the library via email – jcohen@ogdenlibrary.com.  The library will be accepting applications until the position is filled; preference will be given to applications submitted by February 8, 2019.

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Full-time Reference Librarian

Brookhaven National Laboratory

The Information Services Division at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, New York is currently seeking a full-time Reference Librarian.

For complete details and to apply please visit https://jobs.bnl.gov/job/upton/reference-librarian/3437/10448013
(Job #1540)

Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.

Organizational Overview:
The Research Library is part of the Information Resource Management section of the Information Technology Division (ITD) which reports to the CIO. ITD reports to the Business Services Directorate. ITD provides the following three main disciplines that represent Information Resource Management: the Research Library, BNL Publications Office, and Records Management. The Research Library offers a wide selection of resources supporting BNL's multidisciplinary research. The BNL Research Library promotes world class research by providing access to scientific information resources. The Research Library is recognized as a key contributor to Brookhaven National Laboratory’s research mission. By making scientific and technical information readily accessible, the Research Library supports the efficient an effective performance of the Laboratory’s Scientists, Engineers and BNL Staff, thereby enhancing BNL’s ability to meet the needs of sponsors and to attract and maintain highly qualified staff. The Information Specialist reports to the Research Library, Publications and Records Manager

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
* Bachelor’s degree in a field that utilizes strong research, writing, and information coordination skills or equivalent contemporary, full-time experience on the basis of 2:1 (experience:college) years
* Minimum 4 years, full-time contemporary Library experience in a research or academic special library or similar environment to include experience and knowledge of a wide range of library services and operational functions, including: cataloging, acquisitions, circulation, interlibrary loan, e-resources, library systems, security, collection management, training, and digital repositories
* Demonstrated ability to use current technologies for delivering and developing library services, including MS Office applications
* Must have effective team and project management skills,
* Demonstrated interpersonal skills including tact, diplomacy, and customer service
* Demonstrated communication and presentation skills (oral and written),
* Demonstrated organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.
* Must be able to work well with all levels of personnel and work quickly, accurately, and independently

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
* Masters in Library Science from an accredited institution
* Demonstrated commitment to professional development and growth. Maintain awareness of local, national and international library and information initiatives and best practices through active participation in professional networks including the Special Libraries Association.
* Experience in developing, building and sustaining working partnerships and relationships with researchers and students;
* Experience in supporting science, learning and research across a wide range of users.
* Demonstrated evidence of initiative and flexibility.
* Ability to work independently and collaboratively, as a leader and team member, with library colleagues
* Ability to advocate and promote library resources and services to a variety of constituents

Environmental, Health & Safety Requirements:
* Ability to communicate verbally and hear and understand speech.
* Ability to operate a computer keyboard.
* Ability to lift, Moderate, 15-30 lbs. papers/books

To Apply:
We invite you to consider Brookhaven National Laboratory for employment. To be considered for this position, please apply online at BNL Careers and enter the job title into the Keyword Search.

Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

*VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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Library Assistant / Bilingual (Spanish)

Rochester Public Library

SALARY RANGE:
$39,945 to $51,306

Provides references and information by interpreting needs expressed by patron, using interviewing techniques, and directing patron to appropriate materials; Instructs patrons in the use of reference materials online and in print; Orients patrons in the use of the library, its collections and other resources including use of computers; Recommends and locates materials for patrons; Translates oral and written information to assist Hispanic patrons with library services; Assists librarians with report preparation, planning, and scheduling; Develops and maintains indexes, files, and directories for use by patrons; compiles and produces flyers and other written material promoting library events and the use of library resources, in both Spanish and English; Assists in selecting and ordering materials and prepares new acquisitions for public use; Arranges and implements special programs for community groups, schools, and human services agencies; Performs daily opening or closing procedures whenever professional Librarian is not on duty at a Branch site; Supervises lower-level library staff; Acts as liaison to Hispanic community agencies.

To Apply:
Please apply at www.cityofrochester.gov

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Part-Time Librarian or Trainee

Great Neck Library

We are looking for an energetic, highly motivated part-time librarian who believes in providing excellent customer service. The successful candidate must be friendly, hard-working and knowledgeable in STEM, digital services, video gaming, reference, and reader’s advisory.  Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work well under pressure.

Skills Required:
MLS from an ALA accredited library school or completion of 12 credits towards the degree; Ability to work with all age groups; Ability to provide reference, research and reader’s advisory service in a busy 4 location library system;
A hands-on, working knowledge of digital services and library download services on various devices and be comfortable showing and promoting these services; desire to work as a team member and collaborate with co-workers on projects and programs as well as develop and conduct innovative STEM programs for all age groups

Schedule:
* 25 hours/week, includes Saturdays
* Sundays as needed

Starting Salary:
Part Time: $25.90 per hour

To Apply:
Reply to by February 6, 2019:

Director’s Office
Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave
Great Neck, NY  11023-1938
employment@greatnecklibrary.org
No phone calls please.

The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Library Director

Fayetteville Free Library

About the Library:
The Fayetteville Free Library Board of Trustees is looking for an exceptional candidate to lead an exceptional library. Named a Library Journal Star Library for nine years, the FFL is well known as the home of the FabLab, the first library makerspace in the United States. Come and be part of an extraordinary team, providing innovative services to a community that places a high value on education and collaboration.
A member of the Onondaga County Public Library System, the FFL is located in the historic village of Fayetteville, in the suburbs of Syracuse, NY. The library serves a population of 10,314, has an operating budget of just under two million dollars, and a talented and engaged staff of 33 (15 full-time).

Syracuse is located in the geographic center of New York State and offers changing seasons and easy access to beautiful lakes, forests and mountains, making it a perfect spot for outdoor enthusiasts. Other assets include a reasonable cost of living and home ownership, excellent schools and cultural amenities. New York City, Toronto, Boston, Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia are only hours away.

Visit the library’s website www.fflib.org

Responsibilities:
The Library Director is responsible for all library operations and reports to the Board of Trustees. Examples of responsibilities:
* Develops and presents an annual budget and monitors and approves expenditures
* Oversees recruitment, hiring, supervision and development of library personnel
* Provides oversight for collection development and maintenance
* Develops short-term and long-range goals in keeping with the FFL’s mission and policies
* Provides the Library Board of Trustees with accurate information and context for decision making
* Seeks out and fosters collaborative partnerships
* Leads a dynamic team of highly-qualified professionals
* Develops policies for consideration and approval by the Library Board of Trustees
* Prepares grant proposals, administers grant funds, and submits all necessary paperwork and reports
* Prepares state, local, and other statistical or narrative reports as needed or required.
* Supervises the maintenance of library property and recommends repairs, alterations and new construction.

Essential skills and qualities:
* Demonstrates ethical leadership and creates an atmosphere of collaboration and open communication among staff members and in the community
* Develops and communicates a shared vision for the library
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* A thorough knowledge of current trends, technologies, and best practices for public libraries
* The ability to build consensus, and to make difficult decisions when necessary
* A strong commitment to public service, inclusion, diversity, and community engagement
* Tact and courtesy in dealing with staff and public.

Qualifications Required:
Master’s Degree in Library Science, Information Studies or other graduate library degree accredited by the American Library Association. Possess or be eligible at time of appointment for a New York State Public Librarian Certificate. Five or more years of satisfactory professional library experience with three or more years in an administrative or leadership role. Prior experience as a director preferred. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Salary:
starting salary range is $75,000 - $90,000, depending on experience and qualifications, with competitive benefits.

To Apply:
Email a cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to board@fflib.org on or before the closing date of February 11th, 2019.

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Librarian I – Youth Services - Full Time

Albany Public Library

Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered for this provisional appointment.  

General Statement of Duties:
Under the supervision of the Head of Youth Services of the Washington Avenue Branch, this position at the Washington Avenue Branch focuses on providing library services to children ages 0-12 as well as teens and adults.   

Classification:  
Librarian I  

Job Description:  
Provides library service to children, young adults and adults, including story times and other programs; selects children’s and young adult materials; assists in maintaining the department’s collections; promotes use of library materials and services; performs outreach related to early literacy and library service to children and young adults; prepares reports; keeps informed of professional developments; and performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Abilities:  
Passion for children’s and young adult literature; familiarity with current library technologies; the ability to perform both independently and as a team member; experience in planning and conducting children’s programming; an energetic approach to outreach to schools, daycares and community partners; excellent communication skills; enthusiasm, courtesy, flexibility and a sense of humor. The ideal candidate will have experience in preschool programming and promoting early literacy practices. Creativity, singing or musical instrument ability, and the desire to work in fast-paced urban environment a plus.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications:
Graduation from a registered college or university accredited by the American Library Association or registered by the NYS Education Department to grant degrees with a Master’s Degree* in Library Science, Information Services or equivalent.
*Minimum qualifications are in accordance with New York State Education Department Division of Library Development.

Work Schedule, Supervisor, & Salary:  
* The schedule will consist of afternoons; evenings and weekends totaling 37.50 hours per week.
* Supervisor: Head of Youth Services
* $49,325 annual with an excellent benefit package     

To Apply:
Submit cover letter, resume and three professional references to:

Marjorie K. Reinhart
161 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY  12210
reinhartm@albanypubliclibrary.org

Albany Public Library is an AA/EO institution and is strongly and actively committed to increasing diversity within its organization.

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Electronic Resources Management/Serials Assistant

Hamilton College

Hamilton College seeks a motivated, collaborative, and flexible individual for the position of  Electronic Resources Management (ERM)/Serials Assistant, to join the Metadata & Digital Strategies team in the Library and Information Technology Services (LITS) division. The ERM/Serials Assistant will perform a range of complex and routine ERM and serials tasks.

Working under the guidance of the Acquisitions and Serials Librarian, the ERM/Serials Assistant will work cooperatively with other acquisitions and serials staff, as well as with staff in metadata and cataloging, access services, and ILL.

The successful applicant must be able to do accurate and detailed work with minimal supervision (after initial training), and be able to analyze problems and formulate solutions.

Responsibilities:
* Verify access to, and maintain lists and records for, electronic resources.
* Troubleshoot content problems in the library services platform (currently Alma/Primo).
* Maintain and update vendor and license records.
* Collect and manage usage reports from vendors.
* Ordering, canceling, receiving, and claiming of serials.
* Process serials invoices.
* Maintain serials holdings in library services platform and OCLC.
* Maintain library’s print journal collections.
* Serve as point of contact for the library’s serials and binding vendors.
* Receive and sort incoming US mail.
* Provide backup to the Acquisitions Assistant.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and previous successful experience in library technical services; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
* Ability to organize and prioritize tasks, and to work independently as well as collaboratively.
* Ability to be flexible and adapt to changes in technology and workflow.
* Familiarity with the principles of serials cataloging, working knowledge of library systems (such as OCLC and Alma), and working knowledge of accounts payable systems preferred.
* Demonstrated commitment to working effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds.

To Apply:
Please submit cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.  Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Click here to apply.

Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity in all areas of the campus community.

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Library Director I

North Greenbush Public Library

The North Greenbush Public Library in Wynantskill, NY, a Special Legislative District Public Library located in eastern Rensselaer County, seeks an energetic community builder and change agent for the position of Library Director I.

Serving a population of approximately 13,000, the North Greenbush Public Library is governed by an eleven-member elected board of trustees and is a member of the Upper Hudson Library System. The library shares space in the Town of North Greenbush Municipal Building, and enjoys strong community support with over 3,000 cardholders and annual circulation of over 100,000 items. The Board is looking for a Director who can work together with the Trustees, our experienced staff, and an active Friends group to continue the growth of this vibrant community resource.

The Library Director reports to the Board of Trustees and holds primary responsibility for the operation and management of the Library. Along with regular customer service responsibilities, other duties include collection development; service and program planning and management; budget development and management (QuickBooks currently in use); scheduling and supervision of staff and volunteers; public relations, social media, and community outreach; fund raising; and grant writing. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate strong organizational skills and a vision for public library service that engages the community through educational, cultural, and outreach programs and services.

The Library Director I position is a Civil Service position (Rensselaer County Civil Service Commission, RCCSC). A candidate that is on the current RCCSC Certification of Eligibles for Library Director I is eligible to receive a permanent appointment to the position. A candidate that is not on the current Certification of Eligibles will receive a provisional appointment to fill the position until a selection and permanent appointment can be made after competitive examination. Provisional appointees are subject to apply and take the examination when offered, pass, and be “reachable” on the RCCSC eligibility list.

All candidates for the position are required at the time of appointment to:
* Hold a Master’s Degree in library science from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association or registered by the New York State Education Department; and
* Have at least two (2) years of satisfactory professional library experience in a library of recognized standing, which must include some supervisory and administrative duties; and.
* Possess a current New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate from the New York State Education Department; and
* Demonstrate legal residence in Rensselaer, Albany, Washington, Saratoga, or Columbia Counties for at least four months immediately preceding the date of appointment.

Salary:
The annual salary is $53,000, but may be higher based on the selected candidate’s skills and experience. The work schedule is 37.5 hours per week, and will include one evening each week. The Library participates in the New York State Retirement System. Employees with 0 - 4 years of service with the Library receive one (1) week paid vacation per calendar year.

To Apply:
Candidates meeting the minimum qualifications are requested to email a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references to ngpldirector@gmail.com. A Job Description providing additional information on the North Greenbush Public Library and the responsibilities associated with the position of Library Director is available at https://www.northgreenbushlibrary.org/.
Application review will begin on January 31, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

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Library Manager

Salamanca Public Library

Located in southwestern New York State, the City of Salamanca's Public Library Board of Trustees is searching for qualified applicants for provisional appointment to the position of Library Manager.  We seek a highly capable, innovative and dynamic manager to lead the library in its mission to provide excellent service to a diverse community. The Salamanca Public library is uniquely located in the heart of the Seneca Nation of Indians Allegany Territory along the beautiful Allegheny River.  The City of Salamanca is the "Gateway to Allegany State Park", New York's largest State Park.  Outdoor recreation can be found in abundance during all seasons within minutes from Salamanca.   Our Library serves 6,500 residents and in the past year had circulation of 22,350 library materials and 37,490 physical visits to the Library.  We have 29,300 physical items in our collection.    Recently the library completed over a quarter of a million dollar renovation extensively updating the facility, including compliance with ADA requirements.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
The Library Manager serves as head of a library serving a population from 2,500 to 7,499. This position involves responsibility for simple library functions and administrative tasks. The work involves carrying out library policy as determined by the library board and standard practice. Also works with Public Library System Librarians in planning and implementing library services. Direct supervision is exercised over other library personnel. A Library Manager does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
* Selects materials for acquisitions using standard review sources and library system aids;
* Performs simple informational, reference and referral services and directs complex questions to the central library or system;
* Recommends building repairs and alterations;
* Conducts library programs on subjects of community interest.
* Works with system Librarians to evaluate the effectiveness of the library's services in relation to the changing needs of the community;
* Recommends changes or additions in library services to the board;
* Administers personnel policies established by the board;
* Prepares preliminary budget estimates for the board;
* Represents the library at community and group meetings;
* Recommends and administers public relations programs;
* Administers policies on the purchase and weeding of library materials;
* Attends library system workshops and professional meetings;
* Conducts staff meetings;
* Recommends appointments, promotions and disciplinary actions;
* May administer grants.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:  
* Working knowledge of library services and procedures;
* Working knowledge of library materials and their use;
* Ability to use library computer and audio visual equipment;
* Ability to carry out library policies and procedures;
* Ability to train library staff;
* Ability to plan, coordinate, and supervise the work of others;
* Ability to exercise leadership and motivate others;
* Ability to establish effective working relationships with community organizations;
* Ability to express oneself clearly both orally and in writing to groups and individuals;
* Skill and accuracy in the performance of technical library tasks;
* Tact and courtesy in dealing with staff and public.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Permanent appointment requires successful completion, competition and placement thru the Civil Service examination process. Minimum qualifications include:
A. A Master's Degree in Librarianship or closely related field from a college that is accredited by the American Library Association or recognized by the New York State Education Department as following acceptable education practices;
OR
B. A Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or one recognized by the New York State Education Department as following acceptable educational practices and two years of full-time or equivalent part-time experience working  in a public library.

Please note: The City of Salamanca requires all Department Heads (including the Library Manager) to reside within the City of Salamanca.  Candidate must be willing to relocate to Salamanca within nine months of hire date.

COMPENSATION:
* Starting salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications and is consistent with the City of Salamanca salary guidelines.  
* The library position offers competitive benefits, including participation in the New York State Employee Retirement System.

APPLICATION FOR LIBRARY MANAGER (PROVISIONAL):
* Send resume with cover letter describing your background and qualifications for this position to our Salamanca Public Library board president, Tim Baird at salamancalibraryboard@gmail.com.
* Application deadline is Monday, January 21, 2019.

The Salamanca Public Library values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Librarian 1 – Youth Services

Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

The Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library invites applications for the full-time position of Librarian 1 – Youth Services Librarian. The position reports to the Head of Youth Services and is responsible for planning and implementing programs for children and families. Provides in-person reference and research assistance to patrons and participates in collection development and maintenance.

Full job description available at https://cphlibrary.org/your-library/employment-opportunities/

Applicants must be available to work a flexible schedule including evening, weekends and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications:
* Master’s degree of Library and Information Science from a library school that is accredited by the ALA or recognized by the NYS Education Department following acceptable education methods OR
* An equivalent combination or training and experience approved by the Public Librarian’s Certification examination committee of NYS Education department.

Special Requirements:
Eligibility for a New York State public librarian’s professional certificate at time of application for appointment; possession of certificate at time of appointment
A background check is required prior to appointment.

Civil Service:
The position of Librarian I – Youth Services Librarian is a competitive position within the Saratoga County Civil Service Administration.

To Apply:
A cover letter and resume must be submitted by January 25, 2019 via email to mtaormina@sals.edu or by mail to:

Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
Attn: Melinda Taormina, Head of Youth Services
475 Moe Road
Clifton Park, NY 12065

Questions about the position should be directed to Melinda Taormina or Jim Foster, Assistant Director.

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Research Services Librarian

Marist College

Marist College’s James A. Cannavino Library seeks a full-time Research Services Librarian to provide research services to faculty and students both individually and in group settings in multiple formats at multiple locations, teach information literacy skills to students and faculty, serve as a liaison to assigned departments, and participate in the professional work of the library by assisting with the development and implementation of policies and procedures.

Qualifications:
A Master’s Degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science and 1-3 years relevant experience are required.  

Preferred qualifications include:
* Experience with Springshare products, shared documents and forms, and Camtasia or other screen capture or video editing Software.
* Experience with classroom instruction.
* Interest in business reference resources.

About The James A. Cannavino Library:
The James A. Cannavino library at Marist College is truly the heart of campus, both physically and academically.  Librarians and staff work collaboratively to support teaching and student research through our collections, extensive instruction program, and online course pathfinders.  Librarians engage with the campus community through programming, outreach and committee services.  Students consistently rate library facilities and services as some of the best the campus has to offer.

About Marist:
Marist College is located on the banks of the historic Hudson River midway between New York City and Albany and at its Florence, Italy campus.  A comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts, its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 384 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (8th Best Regional University/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees.

To Apply:
To learn more or to apply, please visit https://applyl.ink/2Ri8u93.  Only online applications are accepted.

Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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